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12/22/14

What you might have missed

The opening of a class action lawsuit against EGL International and major retailers in early 2015 and the closing of another lawsuit against a retailer for using the lab’s grading reports were among the top stories on National Jeweler last week.   

12/22/14

What readers ‘liked’ most in 2014

From colored stone rings to interesting hand accessories, National Jeweler recounts the top pictures on its Instagram account this year.

12/19/14

Supplier News: Frederick Goldman signs Canada deal

 Frederick Goldman announced that it is partnering with Nouvo Mode to do sales and distribution for the Goldman, ArtCarved and Triton brands in Canada beginning in January.

12/19/14

3 plead guilty in 2013 ‘tiger’ kidnapping case

Three men have pleaded guilty in federal court to charges stemming from their involvement in a violent kidnapping and jewelry store robbery in April 2013. 

12/19/14

Final predictions roll in as season winds down

Lower gas prices, an improved job market and late-spending consumers could give retailers a boost as the 2014 holiday season comes to a close. 

12/18/14

5 modern forces that shaped the jewelry industry

 In part one of a two-part series, columnist Jan Brassem examines the first two of the five factors he says disrupted and transformed the jewelry industry over the past 35 years. 

12/18/14

‘Happiness’ author to keynote at WJA’s In the Know

The Women’s Jewelry Association announced Wednesday that Gretchen Rubin, author of bestseller The Happiness Project, and Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman will speak at the In The Know conference next year. 

12/18/14

KDM opening showcase supply service to retailers

Stuller Inc. is transitioning out of store interiors and will direct jewelers to KDM Retail going forward, the two companies told National Jeweler.  

12/17/14

8 tips for having a safe trunk show

Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co., ISPS and Jewelers UnBlocked give pointers on having a safe trunk show during the holiday season and year-round.